- Aspects to be considered when thinking about modernisation of education in Europe
- DARE communication to the European Parliament’s rapporteur on the modernisation of education in the EU, MEP Łybacka
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Deregulation, the rise of authoritarian and populist ideas, political decision making “without any alternatives”, new conflict lines and other aspects - should be a question of deep concern for us all.
An engaged and proactive attitude of citizens and a strengthened democratic civil society seem to be important factors helping to face these challenges. Therefore, Education for Democratic Citizenship seems to be more important than ever.
To modernise education means also to take thoroughly into consideration the effects of educational modernization on democratic development in our societies. Education needs to respond to a shrinking labour market and change of employment offers, to a loss of work through digitalisation, but also to the potential of digitalisation for people, social wellbeing and work.